The correct answer is yearn.
B. cultivate tropical fruit
D. extract sap from trees
The correct answer is (C) To yearn; to long eagerly; to languish. To fail gradually in health or vitality from grief, regret, unhappiness, disease, hunger, etc.
Pine comes from Old English pinian (to torture).
Examples of use:
- After his master left, the dog pined for several days.
- She withdrew from contact with friends and pined away in seclusion.